The anatomical and histological features of the area between the upper and lower lateral nasal cartilages: a pilot study


Objective: Nasal alar retraction deformities occasionally require both soft tissue release and large cartilage grafts. The structure between the upper lateral cartilage and the lateral crus of the lower lateral cartilage has been described as fibrous tissue, intercartilaginous ligament, ligament-like arrangement or connective tissue. Despite its importance… (More)


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